Horse Racing News by Glenye Cain Oakford

Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver, the WinStar Farm homebred that gave trainer Todd Pletcher his first Kentucky Derby victory, has been retired to WinStar in Versailles, Ky, the farm announced Thursday.
This year's Tampa Bay Derby winner, Odysseus, was euthanized Monday after developing complications from laminitis.
Kip Deville, winner of the Breeders' Cup Mile and $3 million earner, lost his long battle with laminitis Friday. The 7-year-old horse was euthanized at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., according to a Blood-Horse report.
Last year's champion 3-year-old and Belmont Stakes winner Summer Bird has been retired due to a hairline fracture, according to his owner and breeder, Dr. Kalarikkal Jayaraman.
Fifth Third Bank has sued Stonewall Stallions, farm owner Audrey Haisfield, and a number of related entities, alleging the Midway, Ky., breeding operation defaulted on $14.8 million in loans.
Hall of Famer and 1998 Horse of the Year Skip Away died of an apparent heart attack in his paddock Friday morning at Hopewell Farm in Midway, Ky., according to farm owner Rick Trontz.
A Chapter 11 reorganization plan that Thoroughbred owner Ahmed Zayat has filed projects that he will sell 100 percent of Kentucky Derby favorite Eskendereya this year.
Racehorse owner Ahmed Zayat's Zayat Stables, owner of Kentucky Derby favorite Eskendereya, filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan Friday that would pay off creditors, including Fifth Third Bank, within five years.
At a hearing Wednesday, a New Jersey bankruptcy court judge denied Fifth Third Bank's claim that prominent Thoroughbred owner and breeder Ahmed Zayat's stable violated the terms of a cash collateral agreement.
Champion Stardom Bound, whose five consecutive Grade 1 victories included the 2008 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, has retired from the racetrack.

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